Upcoming Events

All Upcoming Events

8th Annual Granville Island Fall Fest

September 28, 2017
Our final Farmers Market of the season combined with live music, crafts for the kids, cooking demonstrations and our pie contest, a fall tradition.
Culinary events

SS Master

August 17, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Make way for the SS Master! This magnificent piece of maritime heritage will be docked behind the Public Market throughout August and September....
Educational Events

Red Gate Revue Stage - September Calendar of Events

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017
01 September: Daniel Bellefuille/Swim Team/Kjel/Shrouded Amps (local musical showcase) 02 September: B'ee/Crooked Mouth (local musical showcase) 05-17 September: Vancouver Fringe Festival ...
Performing Arts

Culture Days 2017 - Vancouver TheatreSports

September 30, 2017
A 90-minute improv sampler (led by two of our mainstage players/teachers) where students with little to no improv training can try an improv class in a fun, supportive environment....
Educational Events
Performing Arts

Culture Days 2017 - Federation of Canadian Artists

September 29, 2017 to October 1, 2017
Join FCA and artist Catherine Adamson for a talk and workshop on creating beautiful original artworks using just house paints and paint sticks....
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

chromatic murmurs: imprinting the colour of memories

September 11, 2017 to October 2, 2017
A series of watercolour monotypes by Gail Fromson that capture the colours of remembered times and places.  
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts

13 the Musical

September 28, 2017 to October 8, 2017
Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents’ divorce....
Performing Arts

Granville Island Turkey Trot

October 8, 2017 to October 9, 2017
This fall signature event in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank returns once again with runs for kids and adults, food, drinks and entertainment. Run organizer - The Vancouver International...
Sports & Recreation

Inspired Displacement: Translating Textiles into Travel

October 10, 2017
Curiosity. Serendipity. Intent. Chance. These are the elements of life, artistic practice, and travel....
Art & Crafts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

The Marline Spike: Roped into Art

October 18, 2017
The arts of the sail-maker, rigger, and fisherman traditionally involved considerable skill in manipulating corded lines....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Kantha Quilts of Bengal

October 19, 2017
John Gillow, leading author and lecturer will discuss the kantha quilts of Bengal: fascinating textiles valued for their beauty, their fine stitchery, and their vivacity of design....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Burgeoning Braids

October 12, 2017 to October 26, 2017
Makiko Tada has been researching and teaching kumihimo braiding for five decades....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts

Marvels and Wonders: Geometric Designs in Cairo during the Mamluk Sultanate

October 26, 2017
Medieval chronicler Ibn Khaldun described Cairo as “the centre of the universe and the garden of the world.” Its majestic domes, soaring minarets, and open courtyards were the legacy of th...
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

The Craft of Travel: Maiwa on the Road

October 28, 2017
In 2016, Maiwa turned thirty. During those thirty years, owner Charllotte Kwon has made more than one hundred journeys to meet craftspeople and trade directly with artisans....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Thanks for Giving

October 5, 2017 to November 4, 2017
While Nan bastes the turkey and prepares the stuffing, her husband hides a freshly hunted bear in the garage and her troublesome daughter is raiding her purse again....
Performing Arts

Improv Wars - The Laugh Jedi

October 5, 2017 to November 18, 2017
The Laugh Jedi, an improvised parody of all that is Star Wars, seeks to determine who is truly Master of the Farce in true TheatreSports tradition.
Performing Arts

Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey

September 28, 2016 to December 16, 2017
Fly down to the Public Market courtyard and you may catch a glimpse of Lucy, the Great Horned Owl, or one of her friends. NOTE: Schedule subject to change http://www.raptorsridge.com/who-we-are....
Educational Events

Happening this season

Farmers Market

June 1, 2017 to September 28, 2017
With everything from seasonal produce to wine and more, the Granville Island Farmers Market returns to Triangle Square every Thursday from 10am to 3pm.

Rookie Nights

August 13, 2017 to August 26, 2018
Vancouver TheatreSports League’s Rookie Night put our young improvisers to the test in front of a hungry crowd. They may just be the future stars of tomorrow....
Performing Arts

#No Filter - The LOL of TMI

August 10, 2017 to August 30, 2018
#NoFilter uses the spontaneity of improv comedy to delve into our fleeting, over-shared digital world....
Performing Arts


August 10, 2017 to August 31, 2018
Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches....
Performing Arts

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

August 11, 2017 to August 31, 2018
Vancouver TheatreSports pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with our latest late-night show, OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy....
Performing Arts

Highlights of the Year

Ocean Construction and Building Supplies Open House

Have you ever wanted to honk one of those horns from the inside of a concrete truck? The Ocean Construction Supplies Open House is your opportunity to fulfill these desires!

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival will animate Granville Island for twelve days. From noon to the wee small hours, a rich tapestry of jazz, blues, funk, Latin, fusion, electronica and world music will fill the air in spaces indoors and out.

Canada Day

Granville Island is bursting at the seams with culturally diverse national pride! Around every corner you’ll find entertainment, artwork and food, inviting you to wrap yourself in the flag and embrace the rich tapestry of our multicultural nation.

Fringe Festival

The Vancouver Fringe is a celebration of theatre for everyone featuring more than 700 performances by 80 artists over 11 days.

Vancouver International Writers Festival

The Annual Vancouver International Writers Festival on Granville Island offers a world of ideas to explore with writers from around the world.